Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

VeriSign wins Bureau of Land Management PKI service

Tuesday, February 11, 2003

By Joab Jackson
Staff Writer 

Student Advantage Sells Majority of its SA Cash Assets to Blackboard

Monday, February 3, 2003

Companies enter multi-year, exclusive marketing and licensing agreements

Boston and Washington, D.C., February 3, 2003 - Student Advantage, Inc. (Nasdaq: STAD) announced today it has closed an asset purchase agreement with Blackboard Inc. under which Student Advantage has sold the majority of its SA Cash assets to Blackboard for $4.5 million in cash. 

A clearer picture is emerging of our ‘murky’ campus card market

Saturday, February 1, 2003

We launched an online survey last month in an effort to get a better idea of what your campus card programs are actually doing and what you the administrators responsible for card technology are actually thinking. I have spent more than a decade in the campus card market and I didn’t think much could surprise me. Well the picture that is emerging is surprising me… 

Social Security Numbers on campus cards: Many programs are eliminating them to curb identity theft

Saturday, February 1, 2003

With identity theft becoming an increasingly common and well-publicized crime, more and more campuses are opting to remove the Social Security Number (SSN) from the student ID card. A great deal of controversy has long surrounded the use of the nine-digit number for uses other than its original intent, the identification of an individual’s account within the Social Security Administration. 

Tracking foreign students under the SEVIS rules:

Saturday, February 1, 2003

Auxiliaries must contend with important new requirements 

Blackboard buys Student Advantage’s SA Cash unit for $4.5 million impacting 24 higher education customers

Saturday, February 1, 2003

Student Advantage has sold its SA Cash division to Blackboard for 4.5 million dollars. Reactions are mixed on what this really means to the campus card market but CR80News has talked with the CEOs of both companies and other key individuals in an attempt to put this further market consolidation into perspective. 

ask the vendors >> wireless on campus ...

Saturday, February 1, 2003

What effects will wireless technology and networks have on campus ID programs?